Thirty one postmenopause patients were studied, twenty three had metrorrhagia. They were examined by transvaginal ultrasonography with the purpose of measuring the depth of the endometrium. Endometrium depth < or = 10 mm is associated with minimal risk of endometrial cancer. The relationship between the echographic measurements and endometrium cancer, reveals a sensitive of 75%; specificity of 89%; positive predictive value of 60% and negative of 94%.
|Original language||American English|
|Journal||Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 1993|